Synonyms of piece in English:



  • 1 a piece of cheese a piece of wood
    bit, slice, chunk, segment, section, lump, hunk, wedge, slab, block, cake, bar, cube, stick, length; offcut, sample, fragment, sliver, splinter, wafer, chip, crumb, scrap, remnant, shred, shard, snippet; mouthful, morsel
  • 2 the pieces of a clock
  • 3 a piece of furniture
    item, article, specimen
  • 4 a piece of the profit
    share, portion, slice, quota, part, bit, percentage, amount, quantity, ration, fraction, division
    informal cut
  • 5 pieces from his private collection
    work (of art), creation, production; composition, opus
  • 6 the reporter who wrote the piece
    article, item, story, report, essay, study, review, composition, column
  • 7 the pieces on a game board
    token, counter, man, disk, chip, marker
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    in one piece

  • 1.1 the camera was still in one piece
  • 2.1 I'll bring her back in one piece
    unhurt, uninjured, unscathed, safe, safe and sound
  • in pieces

    the vase was in piecesbrokenin bitsshatteredsmashed informalbustbustedin smithereens

    go/fall to pieces

    he went to pieces when his wife diedhave a breakdownbreak downgo out of one's mindlose controllose one's headfall apart informalcrack uplose itcome/fall apart at the seamsfreakfreak out

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